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Buffer

In computer science, a temporary storage for data before it can be processed. For example, a word processor may put data in a buffer before sending it to a printer, because a computer operates faster than a printer.
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The GigaTrunk Probe includes the industry-leading 4GB packet capture buffer for the ability to capture and review 40 times more troubleshooting data than that of competitive offerings.
The filter engine fills a packet capture buffer with packets that match the filters defined by the user.
The ATM Consultant analyzes the capture buffer for performance of various LAN Emulation operations.
The primary functional difference between the two T1 versions is in the number of concurrent virtual circuits supported and the size of the traffic capture buffer.
Because the amount of traffic passing through a high speed segment can overload the capture buffer of traditional network analyzers almost immediately, Experience Technology now includes an intelligent filtering system which focuses on specific network conversations.